Papers of the Buckler and Hollis Families

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Drawings, prints and other papers of the Buckler and Hollis families, including:  

  • Topographical engravings and drawings by John Buckler, R.C. Buckler, George Buckler, and J.C. Buckler
  • Engravings by Thomas and George Hollis for Monumental effigies of Great Britain, pts. i-vi

Administrative / Biographical History

The Buckler family includes John Buckler (1770-1851), topographical artist, architect and antiquary, Richard C. Buckler (1802-1829), George Buckler (1811-1886), and John Chessell Buckler (1793-1894), architect and antiquary. The Hollis family includes Thomas Hollis (1818-1843), topographical engraver, and George Hollis (1793-1842), topographical engraver. Details for John Buckler, Thomas Hollis and George Hollis are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

The collection was bought from F.J. Carlos in 1975.

Note

Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 54067-90.